Old Town is a neighborhood of Tacoma where 6,200 people live. Many residents work in services, administrative and executives, managers professions. In the search for a new pad, go ahead and take a look at the apartments for rent in neighboring North End and Stadium.
Cost of Living and Demographics
Is Old Town the right neighborhood for you? A look at your future neighbors' expenditures might help you make a decision. $78.4K/year is the average household expenditure in Old Town, an interesting urban area with a higher cost of living (and a broader spectrum of things to do, see and enjoy) than nearby Tacoma metro North End, which has a total household expenditure of $55.2K/year.
The neighborhood of North End is somewhat different from Old Town in terms of median age and household size, although comparable by percentage of households with children. In Old Town the median age is 27, while in North End it's 35. The average household size for the neighborhood is 2.06 people, and it's 2.34 people in North End. Of households in Old Town and North End, 19% and 25% have children, respectively.
At $115.7K, the average income level in Old Town is significantly higher than that of North End's, which stands at $70.7K.
Amenities Around the Apartments for Rent
ApartmentGuide.com has ratings and reviews to help you in your search for a new place. To give you a greater sense of the area, a couple important streets to know in Old Town are N Tacoma Ave. and N I St. These streets contain a larger share of services and amenities, including places to grab a bite and socialize, than other places in the area. Don't forget to use our website's powerful apartment finder tool in your search for apartments in Old Town.
Wine and dine with family and friends in Old Town with dinner at Burger Bar Restaurant and drinks at Magoo's. If drinks are on the agenda, try one of the local options, like Parkway Tavern or Spar. On top of that, chain and franchise restaurants like Subway and Orange Julius are to be found in the neighborhood.
Stay fit (or get started) at one of Old Town's nearby health clubs. Options include Habits Forming Seattle and Pilates. Art admirers will be pleased to know they are in good company in Old Town, with Tacoma Little Theatre Box Ofc right in the neighborhood.
Peruse the Yelp page and uncover even more Old Town spots where you can relax with good food and great company.
Old Town is home to a few different grocery stores, such as Jacksons Food and Liv Organic.
Old Town has many retailers for day-to-day shopping needs, including Panache Gifts and Tricky's Pop Culture Emporium. If you're searching for something unique and thoughtful, 45th Street Editions is on N J St.
Local Schools and School Districts
To a great extent, your rental location will help determine which schools your children attend. They could be eligible to attend a school in the Federal Way School District or the Tacoma School District. The schools near the apartments in Old Town are Annie Wright School, Jason Lee and St. Patrick School. Remember, the listed addresses of the apartments for rent will likely determine what schools your children are able to attend. It is a good idea to consult with area school districts for the final word.
A middle school in the Tacoma School District, Jason Lee has a low student-teacher ratio of 12-to-1.
In the Tacoma School District, there are 37 elementary schools, 12 middle schools and 16 high schools. The ratio of students to teachers and the size of the student body is smaller in Tacoma School District than in Federal Way School District. Tacoma School District has more blue ribbons and a higher Great Schools score than the Federal Way School District.